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27 Oct 2021|Moody's Corporation

With heightened market focus on climate action and sustainable development, full-year issuance of sustainable bonds will likely rise above $1 trillion in 2021. Across the individual segments, we expect more than $500 billion of green bonds, $200 billion each of social bonds and sustainability bonds, and $100 billion of sustainability-linked bonds.

22 Oct 2021|Moody's Analytics

Moody’s Analytics economist Mark Zandi and his team discuss the reasons for surging energy prices in the US, Europe and Asia, the effect on these economies, and where energy prices are headed.   

25 Oct 2021|Moody's Investors Service

High-frequency alternative data for October show early signs of accelerated economic activity and trade flow in G-20 countries following two months of slowing momentum. Financial conditions have tightened slightly in the US, the euro area and the UK, while they have improved across most G-20 emerging market countries.

21 Oct 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Chief Credit Officer Richard Cantor and Marie Diron, of the Sovereign team, discuss how the pandemic crisis has accelerated the increase in government debt levels globally and what it means for the broader economy.

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27 Oct 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Simon Harris, head of the Financial Institutions group, outlines what exposure to carbon transition risk means for financial institutions, and how our upcoming environmental, social and governance scores will help to demonstrate the effect of ESG on credit ratings.

21 Oct 2021|Moody's Investors Service

G20 banks have $14 trillion of loans to sectors facing carbon transition risk, equivalent to 19% of their gross lending, with those in emerging economies most exposed. The banking sector will benefit from new lending and investment opportunities, funded in part through green bond issuance, as emerging green industries and technologies seek finance.

26 Oct 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Estimates suggest emerging markets need to increase investment sevenfold to more than $1 trillion annually by the end of this decade to meet their climate transition goals. However, government spending and private sector and concessional financing on green initiatives to date fall well short of this estimate.

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